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  • Tennessee alleges it incurred at least $225,000 in response costs over site previously owned by Phillips 66, others

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – The state of Tennessee is seeking reimbursement of several hundred thousand dollars it alleges was incurred in response to environmental hazards at a Knoxville site.

  • OXY USA to pay $40 million for water treatment system in deal with DOJ and EPA

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – OXY USA Inc., a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Co., will work to clean up a contaminated water site at the Ocoee River in Tennessee, The Department of Justice and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced.

  • Tenn. high court justice to retire in fall

    Justice Gary Wade's replacement will appointed by governor, confirmed by state legislature

  • Nursing home to pay $2.7M for False Claims Act violations

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) - A nursing home manager and its affiliate have agreed to pay $2.7 million with interest to resolve allegations for violating the False Claims Act by knowingly submitting or causing submission to the Medical and TennCare/Medicaid programs.

  • Judge short-circuits electronics seller

    Cooper NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) - A court injunction has been issued at Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper's request against an electronics seller that will require the company to set aside $200,000 in a court account to pay for remedies.

  • Tennessee AG warns against pending state health care bill

    Robert Cooper (D) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline)-Tennessee Attorney General Robert Cooper said Tuesday that state lawmakers' effort to sidestep the national health care overhaul may be preempted by federal law and thus be unconstitutional.

  • Tenn. AG files suit against 'notario publico'

    Cooper NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) - A woman and her business are facing a lawsuit filed by Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper for using allegedly misleading advertisements to promote the sale of "international driver's licenses."

  • U.S. SC sinks AG Hood's water suit

    Hood WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to hear an appeal brought by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood over a groundwater suit against the city of Memphis.

  • Judge sides with Tenn. AG

    Cooper NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) - Thousands of consumers have moved another step closer to obtaining refunds from an online computer seller and liquidator that a judge says misrepresented its products, Tennessee Attorney General Robert E. Cooper has announced.

  • Hood's attorneys giving water suit another try

    Barrett NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Outside counsel hired by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood are trying to breathe new life into a dispute with the City of Memphis over allegedly stolen groundwater.

  • Judge sinks Hood's water suit

    Barrett ABERDEEN, Miss. - A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit that was filed by the State of Mississippi and was being handled by a campaign contributor to state Attorney General Jim Hood.